(2009 Vintage) After a good swirl, or a quick decant, the shy nose of gravelly earth, mushrooms, perfume and mint starts to emerge. On the palate, there's a mouthful of deep fruit that lasts long into the finish and is rounded out by subtle hints of French oak. We anticipate the '09 Sonoma Coast Pinot to start to open up by early 2012 and last right through the decade to 2020.
Wine Spectator(2008 Vintage) "Impressive for its finesse. Fragrant, delicate and elegant, with aromas of wilted rose, ripe cherry and plum, with hints of sage and mineral. Full-bodied, ending with the same elegant mix of flavors. Drink now through 2017. 1,680 cases made." 91 Points - Wine Spectator WINE: "As it seems to be almost every year, the 2008 Freeman Sonoma Coast is the darkest, most powerful and largest-framed of our lineup of four Pinot Noirs. The nose is dominated by spicy, slow-ripening Pinot Noir aromas, with h...